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Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in Tablets |

New Nook HD and Nook HD+

This month has certainly been full of enormous and exciting releases in the world of mobile devices, including a growing portfolio of smartphones of different brands and different platforms to new tablets, especially following the new trend of models with few inch panels, good performance and the lowest price. Today, Barnes & Noble adds to this trend by presenting its new family of tablets, July 1 and September 1 inch.

These are the new Nook and H + HD ** throwing this company originally dedicated to selling books (one of the largest chains in the country), which come as a successor to Nook Tablet its second generation of this class device also followed the trend of “the best for the lowest price.” Know a little about them.

Nook HD +

First highlights this new addition to the catalog of tablets from Barnes & Noble, as this tablet has a 9-inch screen and resolution of 1920×1280 pixels, something spectacular and even surpassing the resolution of the new Kindle Fire HD 8.9 “ , which no Doubt is your direct rival in the market.

The interior has a powerful dual-core processor with 1.5 GHz frequency although the model is still unknown, but is supposed to be a TI OMAP. It also has 1GB RAM GBY a large battery autonomy, all in a device weighing just 515 grams.

Their prices are incredibly low (considering such a display), and that costs just $269 in the version of 16 GB of storage, and $299 in its 32GB version. Both have MicroSD card slot.

Nook HD

New Nook Nook HD and HD + image 3

The second model is a bit easier, since it has a 7-inch screen resolution of 1440×900 pixels, which have more than most devices of this panel size including the Kindle Fire 7 pulgads HD and Nexus 7 Google, which are its rivals.

The Nook HD incorporates within a processor Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 dual-core and 1.3 GHz frequency, accompanied by 1 GB of RAM and a battery that promises up to 10 hours of battery life in continuous use.

Finally, its price will be $199 for the 8 GB version storage, and $ 229 for 16 GB, the latter being cheaper than the 16GB version of Nexus 7. It also has MicroSD card slot allows you to expand your internal storage.

New look, same philosophy

The first thing we noticed about these two new devices they have changed the design incorporating its predecessors, since although they still have a huge frame (which according to Barnes & Noble makes it more comfortable reading experience them) This is more rounded, especially in the case of HD Nook.

But the new Nook maintain the same philosophy of its predecessors, as well as the Nook Color (first tablet of B & N) and the Nook Tablet , were created with the idea of allowing the user to enjoy all the multimedia content available, from games and music videos, until of course reading books, with the huge catalog of Barnes & Noble.

The operating system with which included two new Nook is Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but with a custom layer that completely changes the interface, which B & N features from its first model, although in this release may notice big changes and improvements in the interface. Yes, because it does not have access to the Google app store Play Store. Their catalog is based solely on B&N

These new devices come to compete directly with Google and Amazon tablets since they have the same purpose, that of being economic tablets to enjoy multimedia content. Let us thank Jeff Bezos, who at present the first Kindle Fire tablet market started this less than $ 200.

Nook Nook HD and HD + will go on sale in the U.S. from October. It is unknown at what point will the European territory.

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